The world is changed but people not changing are causing deaths en masse. The second wave of corona virus pandemic is simply caused by crowded affairs of such peoples. These people must get marked as public enemies to save the humankind.
They are indeed more afraid of living in isolation than of dying helplessly so let them have their will fulfilled. An immediate rigorous imprisonment suits them best. We just cannot ever stop leading even if necessary by the harshest measures.
Old outdated habits malfunctions as superstitions. It is proved long back that superstitions cannot save any people. Only the science can save them.